Rentokil Initial has recently entered a business acquisition





Rentokil Initial has recently entered a business acquisition of Ascend Exterminators Pte Ltd, a Small Medium Enterprise that provides pest control and fumigation services in Singapore and China. Established since 2007, the company embraces environmental initiatives through eco-friendly innovations. Serving a wide range of business profiles including Residential, Commercial and industrial sectors, Ascend believes in delivering service quality and dedicated care to the customers.

We are confident with this strategic synergy in place, our business activities, innovations and service standards will be strengthened and optimised to deliver an enhanced experience among our valued customers.

“Industry trends are evolving, and customers’ needs and business complexities are increasing. There is a need to stay at the forefront with innovations to keep abreast with market needs. People are an asset to Rentokil Initial and as well as our customers, and their health and safety are our top priority.”Mr. Joseph Ong, Managing Director of Rentokil Initial Singapore

There is a heavy emphasis in creating a safe, clean and pest free environment today, with more stringent regulatory measures in place. There are some ongoing pest concerns such as Dengue Fever and rodents growing rampant in Singapore. As the market leader, it is our interest and commitment to constantly seek enhancements and investments in innovation, service quality and efficacy to protect the public’s safety. Educational awareness and corporate social responsibility are some initiatives we undertake to create additional values for our customers and public.

About Rentokil Initial

Rentokil Initial: A Global Organisation

Rentokil Initial operates in all major continents in Europe, North America, Asia Pacific and Africa. The organization provides a wide range of solutions and services in over 60 countries, where the “Rentokil” and “Initial” brands represent innovation, expertise and quality service. Some of the solutions include textiles and washroom services, pest control, office plants and artwork, parcels delivery and facilities services.

Rentokil Initial employs over 30,000 people and is listed on London Stock Exchange. We offer the strengths and capabilities n a multi-national organization with more than 90 years of brand establishment. Localising the agility of the respective local divisions, we are focused on delivering service excellence to our customers.

Rentokil Initial Singapore

As the leading pest management specialist, Rentokil constantly invests in a suite of R&D and advanced technology to deliver service excellence and quality assurance to our partners from various commercial, industrial & residential homes. With more than 50 years of local brand establishment and global prominence in over 60 countries, Rentokil is dedicated to meeting customers’ pest control needs.

We also offer fumigation solution and vector control to government agencies under the brand name of Rentokil. The other business division, Initial, caters hygiene solutions in and out of washroom, including Air Care, Hand Care, Cubicle Hygiene and Floor Care. Initial also provides drainage solutions, under the Specialist Hygiene division.

Rentokil Initial Singapore is privileged to receive various awards and accolades as a testimony to achieving service, business, operational and quality excellence. We established high standards to health and safety competency and achieved some accolades including bizSAFE Star, ISO 9001, 14001 and OHSAS 18001, Singapore Quality Class and Superbrands 2014 (Consumer and Business Choice).

A corporate social responsible driven organization, we initiate outreach and educational activities and collaborated with associations and government agencies to raise awareness on the importance of hand wash and maintaining good washroom cleanliness standards. To illustrate our interest in cultivating environmentally-friendly habits, our Initial Hygiene’s range of Bio Sanitiser has been awarded the Green Label accolade by Singapore Environment Council.

We are proud to be conferred by the President of the Republic of Singapore, to award our Initial range, Signature the President Design Award, and by the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen in Essen Germany, the Red Dot Design Award, and an internationally recognized product quality seal for achieving product design excellence.

More recently, Rentokil Initial was ranked 25th in Britain’s Most Admired Companies 2016/2017. We are privileged to be part of the assessment amongst UK biggest businesses to achieve rank 25th out of 241 entries from a reputable massive leap from 158.

As the highest riser in 2016, entries are evaluated across 12 criteria, including management quality, financial soundness and service quality, talent development and retention, long term investment value, innovation, marketing capabilities, community and environmentally responsible, corporate assets utilisation, inspirational leadership, company combativeness and corporate governance. The accolade is a testament as the leader to innovate and staying ahead of competition, to Protecting People, Enhancing lives.

Media Contact:

Spokesperson of Rentokil Singapore:

Mr Joseph Ong (Managing Director, Rentokil Initial Singapore)

Contact Person (Marketing and Communications Liaison):

Ms. Junie Yeo (Marketing Director, Rentokil Initial Singapore)

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